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Old September 26, 2008, 08:44 PM
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First up I donít want you to get the impression that we use 16GB of RAM in our New P45 Workstation, we donít! Proprietary Hardware amongst other reason dictates that we will continue to use WinXP for a least another year. Hence, we only use 4GB of RAM (2x2GB), which leaves 2 slots free so that when we migrate to either Vista or Windows 7 we can upgrade to 8GB of RAM (4x2GB).

My suggestion that you consider the P45 chipset is because you implied in you post that 16GB of RAM is as low as you wish to go.

To this end, OCZ has the ďOCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 "P45 Special" Platinum 8GB EditionĒ
OCZ Technology | Products | Memory | OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 "P45 Special" Platinum 8GB Edition

If you like the idea, I would advice you too search through the QVL lists for each of the P45 Motherboards you are considering too see if this RAM has been Qualified.

I hope this helps; Regards, Dizz
Asus P5Q-Pro
OS: WinXP Pro_SP3

CPU: Q6600 - 3.6GHz 8x450 - 24/7 Stable
VCore: 1.45v - BIOS Setting
HSF: Ultra 120 with NF-P12 Fan x 2
Temp: TCase 41c Hotest Tj 62c

GPU: HIS IceQ3 Turbo HD3870
Temp: Celcius 29-36 Degrees - Idle
Disp: Dual 19" Standard 1280x1024

Last edited by Dizz; September 26, 2008 at 10:39 PM.
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